Film Production Inquiries

White Plains is Film Friendly!

film reelWe welcome all productions - from feature film to photography to student filmed projects.  Our streamlined process addresses all aspects of your shoot, and all city departments apply their expertise ensuring that the actual filming goes smoothly.

White Plains'  building inventory features many different styles of architecture including, Brutalist buildings that play as Washington, D.C., Glass high rises, and an eclectic Main Street. These are complimented by a mix of housing stock comprised of various architectural styles such as Victorian, Tudor, Colonial, Dutch and Modern homes.  The city boasts traditional suburban tree lined neighborhoods and urban multifamily buildings.  Additional film friendly locations in White Plains include two translations, City Hall, hotels, shopping malls, interesting schools, parks, ice rink, library, and roads that can read as rural.  The city can accommodate large vehicle footprints as well.


White Plains is in the ZONE!  
For crews looking for alternatives to filming in NYC, White Plains is within the boundaries set by NYC based worker’s unions, guilds, and organizations for film production.  

For Film Production Inquiries Contact Jill Iannetta at jiannetta@whiteplainsny.gov or (914) 422-1411. 

Instructions for submitting your application (PDF)

Read and fill out our Permit Application (PDF) so we can ensure that all of your needs are covered.

Supporting Forms:
Neighbor Notification Letter (PDF)
White Plains Notice to businesses of Proposed Filming Activity in White Plains
Electrical Generator Affadavit (PDF)
Sample Insurance Form (PDF)
Film Set Questionairre (i.e. - special effects) (PDF)


White Plains Residents & Property Owners:

Are you interested in having your home featured in a local film shoot? If so, let us know by sending an email and a photo to Jill Iannetta.

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